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Old March 10, 2018, 01:34 PM
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I wonder what the designer of the exercise had in mind then. It seems no student would have guessed, unless there were other similar examples in the book to find a suitable answer.
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Old March 11, 2018, 02:47 PM
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according to Swan, well-known grammarian, with verbs like be and have (meaning possession) cannot be dropped. So there you go.
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